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Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The area is almost always awake. In the morning you can go shopping and at night you can enjoy one of the many available bars, clubs, and restaurants in the area. It was interesting to see almost everyone communicating in English here.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank emmgee8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Itaewon is a great area fo meet a lot of foreigner in Seoul. You can party everywhere and eat food from around the world. But its not the "Seoul" you wanna visit for culture haha

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

This place offers a variety of places to eat from with different cuisines. The streets at night are vibey and with a lot more variety of ethnicity which I loved because my home town I see different kinds of people and after 1 week of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

Bars and good music, I was there with a business friend to have a beer and we found this area great for young night life with bars and restaurant. If you want to feel Seoul young night life you must go there. Surly I’ll return.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

We visited this place at night. This area is for the young. Bars, clubs, restaurants,Karaoke and dance venues. The music is deafening and the crowds of young people in the back alleys are beyond belief. Not much different to other cities of the world to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019

Itaewon does have lively nightlife going for it, but it's not really distinguishable from any other western downtown. The food is fine, and pricey and underwhelming compared other parts of Seoul. During the day, it's fairly slow and skippable. Go if you want to get...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank thebritzman
Reviewed May 21, 2019

The best restaurants and pubs are in the back alleys behind the Hamilton hotel. Our favorite was a seafood restaurant named Boiling Shrimp Crab on the third floor. Excellent cajun style seafood.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Itaewon has some great eats and would be the most popular place with foreigners. A massive US Military base is there so this is one of the only places to go in Korea for a big guy in search of clothes that fit. (T-Shirts, Tank...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Shepherd_Bear1965
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Itaewon is known for serving cuisine that are not widely available in Korea, such as those from India, Pakistan, Turkey, Southeast Asia, Britain, Germany, Italy, France, Portugal, Spain and Mexico. It's known as "Western Town," reminiscent of cowboy towns in Western nations.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 821adrianyong
Reviewed March 6, 2019

They have a Mosque and muslim centre there. A lot of muslim and halal food. Its very convenient for those who choose to know about Korean Muslim culture.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison,
Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red
light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon
and its surrounding neighborhoods such as Kyunglidan
and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here,
trendy international restaurants dot the area
alongside hip lounge bars and some of Seoul’s hottest
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Response from Andrew F | Reviewed this property |
I highly suggest Airbnb. I just stayed at one in Itewon near the Mosque for $23 per night. easy access to train, bus and taxi.
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Response from LaTonya T | Reviewed this property |
I haven't had anything tailor made but make sure to ask around for the best quality and price.